Red Line War Room Ep114 (UK Emergency Lockdown Due to New Strain) by Dr. Paul Cottrell
During a live briefing this afternoon, Mr Johnson has introduced a fourth tier to his lockdown system that will push London, the south east and the east of England into the top bracket for Christmas. Tier 4, which will be introduced on Sunday morning, will include a strict ban on the mixing of households and advice against travelling internationally. Mr Johnson said t
Thousands of people rushed to leave London (middle) on Saturday night after Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed the city and a third of England will be thrust into the newly-created Tier 4.
It sparked panic and commuters scrambling to get out of the capital (pictured right top and bottom, people at train stations and busy roads leading out of London) . The draconian bracket will see non-essential shops shut, and travel restrictions including a 'stay at home' order for Christmas Day itself - even though Mr Johnson (left) insisted just days ago that it would be 'inhuman' to axe five-day festive 'bubbles'.
Christmas plans for millions of Londoners were thrown into doubt by the Prime Minister's announcement, with many planning on travelling out of the capital during the relaxation of coronavirus measures between December 23 and 27. But with the planned relaxation cancelled, and the new rules coming into force from midnight, people were tonight scrambling to get out of London while they still could.